DON’T TELL A SOUL MOVIE REVIEW
Just in case you thought 2020 was too filled with too much cheer and happiness, this January 2021 release is like ‘hold my beer’. This feature is part psychological thriller, part horror, part action, and all sorts of upsetting. Joey (Jack Dylan Grazer) is a young naive boy who gets taken advantage of by his bully of a brother Matt (Fionn Whitehead), as well as by a shady security guard named Mr. Hamby (Rainn Wilson). Watch as they commit crimes to try to help their mother (Mena Suvari) with cancer. In case this sounds too optimistic, throw in a lot of lies and big hole no one can escape from. Join Adrian, Lewayne, Marcos, and Robert as they tell you all about the movie “Don’t Tell A Soul.”
DIRECTED BY: Alex McAulay
STARRING: Fionn Whitehead, Jack Dylan Grazer, Mena Suvari, Rainn Wilson, McKenna Christine Poe, Shannon Cogan, Kate Duncan, Abigail Esmena, Richard Pike, Graham Lutes
Adrian El Critico (Screener Squad)
Though born and raised in Chicago, this film critic is Mexican to the bone. Adrian has been watching movies since he was a child, many of which might not have been age appropriate. Still, he couldn’t get enough. All throughout his life, friends and family would look to him for his recommendations and reviews on whatever films had come their way. Inspired earlier in life by the likes of Ebert and Roper at The Movies and then later Spill.com, Adrian decided film criticism and analysis provided a great outlet to further his love of film. He began to craft his reviews and thoughts on film in ways he thought would be accessible to devout film hounds as well as the casual viewer. Mixing in jokes, entertaining observations and robust critical analysis, Adrian El Critico may be new to OneOfUs, but he is already making a name for himself on our site. If Horror movies are your thing, get ready to hear his voice.
Lewayne White (Screener Squad)
Lewayne’s earliest memories are of watching movies and reading comics, which instilled in him a sense of wonder, a vivid imagination, and unrealistic expectations. It also means he spends a lot of time watching movies, writing scripts for them, and trying to get them made. He lives in the middle of middle America after landing there as a child, and has remained there mainly because he hates packing.
Marcos Lira (Highly Suspect Reviews, Screener Squad)
Me? I come from the South, Out there, beyond the horizon by the big river. Out there where the bandits formed cities, and the gambling is legal. I got into movies like most nerds by watching Tarantino but fell in love with movies through Chinese Cinema for some reason. A few of my favorite things would probably be live music, new experiences, and belt-fed ammunition. You can catch this occasional podcaster, occasional other Marco and full-time human on any form of social media by typing jlmarcos62. Hit me up for music suggestions and bad jokes.
Robert Garza (Screener Squad)
If it weren’t for sad music and scary stories I wouldn’t be as well-adjusted and cheerful as I am today. Moonlighting as a musician off and on since adolescence, I am as big a fan of scores and needle drops as I am of slow zooms, production design, and third act exposition. Just about all of my screen time is spent on international horror, drama, and hour long episodic. Big fan of genre, and the biggest fan of supernatural horror and dark sci-fi with meaningful representation and narratives that use trauma, grief, and grace as more than surface-level content. Also, I read a ton of modern horror novels/comics and stan Matt Berry. In the before times I worked music and film festivals across the US and will hopefully return to that sometime in the future.
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